“Can’t” Died in a Cornfield! Presented by Lt Col/Dr. Michele Papakie Saturday, 7 June 2014 Think, Pair, Share! • Think about the conversations you had this morning … • Jot down the things you remember saying today … • Did you speak to anyone you did not know? • What were their responses? The Power of Positivity! • The Law of Attraction • Think about a negative person you know … • Think about a positive person you know … • Who would YOU rather be around?! The Power Space • You cannot control what happens to you, but you CAN control how you react to it. For Yourself and Others • What can you do for yourself today that would help you to be more positive? – Identify the thorns in your side • What can you do to make someone’s day today? What about every day this week? Think, Pair, Share! • • • • • • Think about the last goal you set … Did you accomplish it? Did you write it down? Did you have a plan? How long did it take you? What were the obstacles you had to overcome? • Did you fail? Why? Turn your dream into a goal … • Goal/Dream – To land my dream job • Strategy – Networking • Objectives – To meet five people, face-to-face, who already work in my dream job by September 24 • Tactics – Create an account on LinkedIn and network online – Contact one person weekly and set up informational interviews Let’s Make a Plan to be Positive! • • • • Goal Strategies Objectives Tactics • Obstacles? • How will you mitigate them? Will Bowen’s: A Complaint-Free World • It Takes 21 Days to Create or Break a Habit • Stop Complaining! • Stop Criticizing! • Stop Gossiping! Now turn your own dream into a plan! • • • • Goal Strategies Objectives Tactics • Obstacles? • How will you mitigate them? Thank You! • Any Questions?!